Re: Verbing nouns

Subject: Re: Verbing nouns
From: Pete Kloppenburg <pkloppen -at- CERTICOM -dot- CA>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 13:20:50 -0500

Others have offered:
> > I tried to Robert the following paragraph:
> > I newspapered while I Mondayed and coffeed yesterday. The article said
> > Madeleine Albright Kissingered recently as she diplomatted while she
> > Chinaed.
> > Did I Robert correctly, Robert?
> No, you're merely M. Daviding.
> But I think I've Mitched Robert's point.

I think the immortal Calvin said it best, in conversation with Hobbes
on just such a point: "Verbing weirds words."

Pete Kloppenburg
Technical Writer
Certicom Corp
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada

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